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Indian Woodoats (Chasmanthium latifolium)


Seeds/Plants available to buy at the Indian Woodoats Store.

Plant Names (Nomenclature)

Common Plant Name Indian Woodoats
Scientific Plant Name Chasmanthium latifolium
Other Common Names sea oats
Other Scientific Names Uniola latifolia
Common Family Name Grass
Scientific Family Name Poaceae


Native Status Kansas Native
Native Definition Native Species: Native to Kansas and the United States

Growth Characteristics

Growth Habit/Form Grass grass-like plants; graminoids
Life Span Perennial herbaceous; lives three or more years
Maximum Height 3.0 feet height in feet
Maximum Spread 0.1 feet width in feet
Flower Color Green, colors of the flowers
Flowering Season July - August typical months to expect blooms
Reproduction Seed Only methods of reproduction

Growth Requirements

Sun Exposure Shade Part Sun
Soil Moisture Moist to Medium


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Indian Woodoats (Chasmanthium latifolium)Indian Woodoats (Chasmanthium latifolium)